By Joe Uchill – 08/22/16 11:22 AM EDT
A widely reported claim that a FBI is regulating bitcoin seized from a Silk Road rapist marketplace to bid on stolen NSA source formula is false, experts tell The Hill.
Many users seem to be mistaking effusive payments for incoming payments. A bitcoin user sent income to both a seized bitcoin accounts and the National Security Agency source code action, though no income eliminated between a latter dual accounts.
“I done a same mistake during first, too,” pronounced Wesley McGrew, executive of cyber operations during HORNE Cyber. “If we aren’t looking too closely, or don’t know adequate about bitcoin, it’s an easy mistake to make.”
The FBI seized a bitcoin used by a Silk Road when it close down a dim web marketplace for unlawful products in 2013.
While users’ genuine names or locations are not open on bitcoin, all exchange between a unknown accounts are available in a open ledger.
Last week, a organisation job itself a Shadow Brokers announced that whoever sent